Headshot of pink Galah cockatoo

Loss of a pet parrot: 6 tips to help you cope

We know the loss of a pet is not the nicest topic, but as much as we wish our parrots were immortal, all good things must eventually come to an…

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Quaker parrot bathing

Why do pet parrots like to bathe?

Most of us know that birds in general bathe from time to time. New parrot owners, though, are sometimes left amazed at how much their feathered friend loves to take…

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How to sprout seeds for your parrot

Sprouting seeds for parrots | In 4 steps

Here on the blog, we’ve talked before about the problems associated with a feeding your parrot a seed-heavy diet. We’re proponents of feeding pellets, which are less fatty and more…

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Toxic parrot food

7 toxic parrot foods you should avoid

It can be tempting to share human foods with your parrot and it’s important to keep their diet varied. But did you know there are some toxic parrot foods out…

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Blue Indian ringneck parrot feeding on fruit mix.

What do parrots eat? 5 types of parrot food

If you’re new to parrot keeping or trying to improve your parrot’s diet, you might be wondering what types of parrot food are out there. What do parrots eat? Let’s…

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Parrot biting | How to prevent it

Parrot biting | How to prevent it

What should you do if your new parrot turns out to be a biter? Or if your previously loving feathered friend suddenly seems to take a dislike to you? Parrot…

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African grey parrot | Parrot biting & why it happens

Parrot biting | Why do they do it?

If you’re a parrot owner, chances are you’re going to deal with some nips at one point or another. But what do you do when your feathered friend suddenly appears…

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What sounds do parakeets make?

Parakeet sounds | What do they mean?

Parakeets, like all parrots, can be noisy birds. If you’d like to add one to your family, it’s important to not just accept these screeches and whistles: you should also…

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Are budgies loud?

Are budgies loud? | Parakeet noise levels

If you’re thinking about adding a parakeet to your family, you might be wondering are budgies loud and if they are how loud can the get? Birds in general are…

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Converting Parrot to Complete Parrot Food

Parrot Diet: Converting Your Bird to Parrot Pellets

It’s a much-debated subject among parrot enthusiasts: should parrot diet consist of seeds or pellets? Seeds are the classic choice but research suggests that parrot pellets are the superior staple…

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